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Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras to perform at Petra – 12Oct08

Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras to perform at Petra – 12Oct08

The Times Online is reporting that Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras will take to the stage next weekend in the ancient Jordanian city of Petra for a £5,000 ($8745 USD) a head charity concert celebrating Pavarotti’s life on behalf of both United Nations relief programs in Afghanistan and local Jordanian charities.

Souk Jara 2008 wraps up this Friday, August 29

Looking for some local Jordanian flavor? How about some deals on handcrafts, or some games for the kids? If you happen to be in Amman this coming Friday, August 29 then you’re in luck as the last Souk Jara event of the summer is being held. Souk Jara is a Jordanian annual, weekly flea market event organized by the Jabal Amman Residents Association (Jara) that occurs every Friday throughout the summer that offers a variety of family-oriented activities.